Department of English and Modern Languages

  • Conferences

  • Past conferences

    • John Clare in Space

      John Clare in Space

      Two-day conference about the work, life, contexts and culture of the English poet John Clare.
      30 May 2014

    • Bodies in Question: Theorising the Body from an Interdisciplinary Perspective

      Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Research Conference
      23 May 2014

    • The Banlieue Far from the Clichs

      New Voices, Images and Identities Emerging from the French Urban Periphery
      03 April 2014

    • The Banlieue Far from the Clichés : New Voices, Images and Identities Emerging from the French Urban Periphery - Conference

      The Banlieue Far from the Clichés : New Voices, Images and Identities Emerging from the French Urban Periphery - Conference

      The aim of this interdisciplinary conference is to question the negative clichés attached to the ’banlieue’ by exploring it as a hub of creativity from where new types of voices, discourses and identities are emerging.
      03 April 2014

    • Pre-Raphaelitism: Past, Present and Future

      Pre-Raphaelitism: Past, Present and Future

      This two-day conference will present new and innovative approaches to the study of Pre-Raphaelitism by bringing together established academics, museum curators and research students.
      13 September 2013

    • Futures of Gender: Theoretical Perspectives in an Interdisciplinary Framework

      This is a Research conference for the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty. It is an opportunity for Humanities and Social Sciences researchers to learn about the different research taking place across the Faculty. Dean of HSS Faculty Prof Anne-Marie Kilday, will launch the event as our keynote speaker. There will be a total of 15 papers throughout the day via five panels on the themes of 'Theorising Gender', 'Masculinities', 'Femininities', 'Intersectionality', and the 'Public and Private Spheres of Gender'. Staff from all departments, offering diverse perspectives will present papers to which all HSS Faculty Staff and Research Students are welcome. A sit-down lunch will be served with time for discussion and networking among attendees, there will also be opportunities for questions following each paper. Oxford Brookes Vice-Chancellor, Prof Janet Beer will provide closing comments to the proceedings and a drinks reception will follow, at the end of what we imagine will be a lively and engaging day.
      24 May 2013

    • Shifting Territories: Modern and Contemporary Poetics of Place

      Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher conference organised by Oxford Brookes and Reading University in association with the Institute of English Studies, British Academy Literature Week and the Royal Society of Literature
      22 May 2013

    • „Communities at the Periphery: Perceptions and Representations of the French Banlieues”

      Interdisciplinary conference organised by Brookes staff at the Institut Français, London.
      04 April 2013

    • Mapping the Self: Place, Identity, Nationality

      This one-day postgraduate symposium seeks to explore issues surrounding the formation of identities both national and individual and how the process is related to place, language, and literature.
      15 December 2012

    • Mapping the Self: Place, Identity, Nationality

      This one-day postgraduate symposium seeks to explore issues surrounding the formation of identities both national and individual and how the process is related to place, language, and literature.
      15 December 2012